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From sameer <>
Subject Re: T-shirts!u
Date Sun, 29 Jun 1997 20:15:19 GMT
	I think that Ben's company should get credit for making the
shirts, of course.
	If KMart of McDonals were Apache Group developers, then why
should'nt they stick their logo on a t-shirt?

> Andrew Wilson wrote:
> > My concern is that the product isn't not-for-profit, since it's
> > clearly intended to benefit the company through advertising.  I'd
> > be very unhappy if K-Mart or McDonalds had a logo on a sanctioned
> > Apache tshirt.  But then I'm having trouble enough just keeping a
> > straight face about all this.
> The critical difference is that I do actually do stuff for Apache. The
> intention of the t-shirt is not to benefit the company, however, if the
> company can't even get a mention, then what is in it for the company? I should
> remind you that as a director of the company, I have a duty to the
> shareholders. That duty does not extend to using company resources to print
> t-shirts simply because I think it is a cool idea.
> May I remind you of a suggestion someone made for the slogan?
> "I gain a substantial amount of kudos for my association with Apache
>     though I've made no concrete contribution to the project for over a year."
> Or do you think we should all get anonymous email and strike our names out of
> all documentation, so we don't "profit" from working on Apache?
> Cheers,
> Ben.
> -- 
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> Freelance Consultant and  Fax:   +44 (181) 994 6472
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> London, England.          Apache-SSL author

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